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Rengel Family History

Rengel Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with rang ‘curved’, ‘bending’; ‘slender’. Spanish: habitational name from a place called Rengel in Málaga province.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Hengel, Engel, Mengel, Regel, Ranger, Dengel, Wengel, Regen, Rendel

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Where is the Rengel family from?

You can see how Rengel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rengel family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Rengel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Rengel families living in Minnesota. This was about 33% of all the recorded Rengel's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Rengel families in 1880.
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What did your Rengel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rengel. 20% of Rengel men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Rengel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rengel were Mechanic and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rengel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rengel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 615 immigration records available for the last name Rengel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 301 military records available for the last name Rengel. For the veterans among your Rengel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rengel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Rengel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Rengel in 1958 was 40, and 75 in 2003.

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